Labor and Employment Updates on Pregnancy Discrimination, “Race Raters,” Social Media, and More

February 21, 2013

The end of 2012 and the first part of 2013 have been active periods in the labor and employment area. Among the significant developments in recent months are the continued development of federal law concerning the validity of arbitration agreements containing class action waivers, the potential invalidation of all of the decisions of the National Labor Relations Board issued in 2012, decisions concerning novel issues arising under the Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”) and the Pregnancy Discrimination Act, and the Supreme Court’s grant of certiorari in a case presenting a long-standing issue concerning the compensability of time spent “changing clothes” under the FLSA. These and other recent developments are discussed below.

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